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Timeline

Timeline

1865
birth Easingwold, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8505960 11th November 1865
1886
awards India General Service Medal 1854 Other War Service Award Source:8505030 1886
1886
commission Regular Source:8505030 1886
1886
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8505030 1886
1886
service British Army Second Lieutenant Somerset Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:8505030 1886
1886
theatres Indian Frontier :6g Source:8505030 1886 - 1887
1887
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505030 10th March 1887
1887
service British Army Lieutenant Somerset Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:8505033 10th March 1887
1892
appointments Adjutant, 2nd Bn Somerset Light Infantry Source:8505032 16th November 1892
1894
service British Army Captain Somerset Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:8505039 8th November 1894 - 29th January 1900
1895
marriage Jessie Adine Ashworth Source:8505961 1895
1899
awards Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:8505049 1899
1899
theatres Africa :5 Source:8505049 1899 - 1902
1900
appointments Brigade Major, 11th Infantry Brigade Source:8505049 24th January 1900
1900
appointments Staff Officer, 11th Infantry Brigade Source:8505058 29th January 1900 - 1st November 1900
1900
service British Army Captain General Staff 11th Infantry Brigade Source:8505058 29th January 1900 - 29th November 1900
1900
appointments Deputy Assistant Adjutant General Source:8505044 1st November 1900
1900
service British Army Brevet Major General Staff 11th Infantry Brigade Source:8505061 29th November 1900 - 6th October 1902
1901
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505049 30th March 1901
1901
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505049 19th June 1901
1901
awards King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:8505049 1901
1901
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505049 9th November 1901
1902
appointments Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General, 2nd Corps Source:8505062 6th October 1902 - 6th January 1906
1902
service British Army Brevet Major General Staff 2nd Army Corps Source:8505062 6th October 1902 - 6th January 1906
1906
service British Army Major Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Source:8505062 6th January 1906
1909
appointments General Staff Officer, 1st Grade, Staff College Source:8505067 16th January 1909
1909
service British Army Brevet Colonel Brevet Colonel Staff College, Camberley Source:8505067 16th January 1909
1911
appointments Commandant, Indian Staff College, Quetta Source:8505088 5th January 1911 - 26th September 1914
1911
service British Army Colonel General Staff Half Pay List Source:8505083 5th January 1911 - 25th January 1911
1911
service Indian Army Temporary Brigadier General General Staff Indian Staff College, Quetta Source:8505088 25th January 1911 - 26th September 1914
1911
awards Companion of Bath - CB Other War Service Award Source:8505087 1st June 1911
1914
appointments Director, War Office Source:8505088 26th September 1914
1914
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General General Staff War Office Source:8505089 26th September 1914 - 13th March 1915
1915
appointments Chief of Staff for the Mediterranean Expedition Source:8505089 13th March 1915
1915
appointments Chief of the General Staff Source:8505095 13th March 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Major General General Staff Mediterranean Expeditionary Force Source:8505092 13th March 1915 - 3rd June 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8505094 March 1915 - October 1915
1915
service British Army Major General General Staff Source:8505103 3rd June 1915 - 27th August 1918
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505094 6th July 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505094 16th August 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505094 20th September 1915
1916
awards Croix de Commandeur - Legion of Honour - France Other War Service Award Source:8505100 24th February 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505098 28th June 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:469348 January 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505098 15th May 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505098 11th December 1917
1918
awards Knight Commander of Bath - KCB Other War Service Award Source:8505101 3rd June 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant General GOC IX Corps Source:9110890 13th September 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505098 20th December 1918
1919
awards Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award Source:8505104 7th January 1919
1919
awards Grand Officer Order of the Crown - Belgium Other War Service Award Source:8505106 5th April 1919
1919
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8505098 5th July 1919
1920
appointments GOC-C Western Command, India Source:8505320 26th December 1920 - 9th June 1923
1920
service British Army Lieutenant General General Staff Western Command, India Source:8505320 26th December 1920 - 9th June 1923
1923
appointments GOC-C, Scottish Command Source:8505322 9th June 1923 - 19th February 1926
1923
service British Army Lieutenant General General Staff Scottish Command Source:8505322 9th June 1923 - 19th February 1926
1926
appointments GOC-C, Eastern Command Source:8505324 16th February 1926 - 1st March 1927
1926
service British Army Lieutenant General General Staff Eastern Command Source:8505324 16th February 1926 - 1st March 1927
1927
appointments Adjutant General to the Forces Source:8505324 1st March 1927 - 1st March 1931
1927
service British Army General General Staff Source:8505324 1st March 1927 - 1st March 1931
1929
awards Grand Knights Cross of Bath - GCB Other War Service Award Source:8505326 1st March 1929
1929
appointments Colonel, Somerset Light Infantry Source:8505337 30th July 1929 - 20th October 1938
1931
discharge Source:8505332 1st March 1931
1931
appointments Governor, Royal Hospital Chelsea Source:8505340 27th October 1931 - 27th October 1938
1933
appointments Bath King of Arms Source:8505336 1933 - 1946
appointments General Staff Officer, Grade 1, War Office Source:8505081
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel General Staff Staff College, Camberley Source:8505067
service British Army Colonel General Staff War Office Source:8505081
1945
death Aldershot, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8505962 7th September 1945

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Pipon
Initials WP
Last Name Braithwaite
Source 8505030
First Names Walter Pipon
Initials WP
Source 8505030
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Somerset Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Somerset Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Somerset Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Captain
British Army General Staff 11th Infantry Brigade Captain
British Army General Staff 11th Infantry Brigade Brevet Major
British Army Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Major
British Army General Staff 2nd Army Corps Brevet Major
British Army General Staff Staff College, Camberley Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Brevet Colonel Staff College, Camberley Brevet Colonel
British Army General Staff War Office Colonel
British Army General Staff Half Pay List Colonel
Indian Army General Staff Indian Staff College, Quetta Temporary Brigadier General
British Army General Staff War Office Temporary Brigadier General
British Army General Staff Mediterranean Expeditionary Force Temporary Major General
British Army General Staff Major General
British Army General Staff Western Command, India Lieutenant General
British Army General Staff Scottish Command Lieutenant General
British Army General Staff Eastern Command Lieutenant General
British Army General Staff General
British Army GOC IX Corps Lieutenant General
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Companion of Bath - CB Other War Service Award
Croix de Commandeur - Legion of Honour - France Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award
Grand Knights Cross of Bath - GCB Other War Service Award
Grand Officer Order of the Crown - Belgium Other War Service Award
India General Service Medal 1854 Other War Service Award
King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Knight Commander of Bath - KCB Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Queen's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jessie Adine Ashworth wife 1895

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London Gazette Entry - Mention in Despatches (1887) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1892) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1894) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1900) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1900) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1900) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Mention in Despatches (1901) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1901) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1902) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1906) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1906) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1906) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1909) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1909) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1909) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1909) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1911) M2740
London Gazette Entry Appointment (1911) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1911) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of CB (1911) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1914) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Mention in Dispatches (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Mention in Dispatches (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of Legion of Honour (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of KCB (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1918) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of Croix de Guerre (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of Order of the Crown (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1920) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1923) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1923) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1926) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1926) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1927) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1927) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of GCB (1929) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1929) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Retirement (1931) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1931) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1931) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Coronation Account (1937) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1938) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1938) M2740
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